Thanks to everyone who came out to our Studio Open House at The Gallery/Art Placement and purchased a piece of our mural. Thanks also to everyone at Art Placement for their support of our project. The mural, entitled If we were a TV show, we’d have a place to work, completely sold out, raising overContinue reading “JOTPY donates mural proceeds!”
Thanks to Nick Pearce and Michelle Berg for the great piece publicizing our mural project and fundraiser in The Saskatoon StarPhoenix.
The Gallery/art placement is pleased to host Betsy Rosenwald and Dawna Rose, who are using the gallery as their studio for the month of February. Betsy and Dawna invite you to visit the gallery on Saturday, February 26 from 1 to 4 pm to see the latest version of Journal of the Plague Year. TheirContinue reading “JOTPY unveils mural at Art Placement”
JOTPY is packing up our plastic for the fifth time since we lost our studio last June. Our studio in a bag moves to The Gallery/art placement for the month of February. Thanks to our partners, Ian and John, we are all Dexterized and ready to move in. This residency in a commercial gallery willContinue reading “JOTPY heads to Art Placement”
After a great four months as artists in residence in AKA’s main gallery space, we picked up our plastic and moved upstairs. We are now guests of both AKA and PAVED Arts, ensconced in their event space for the month of January. Stay tuned for our exciting next development, coming soon!
We’ve learned a lot from our recent experience as itinerant artists, moving from studio to studio while we search for a more permanent, affordable option. So in late December, we responded to a recent article in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix chronicling high downtown vacancies and the subsequent lack of people with a letter to the editor.Continue reading “JOTPY Writes a Letter!”
Our previously pristine, plasticized white cube is now and active hub for political, social and creative engagement. It’s exciting to have big gallery walls to spread out, experiment with placement, and view our progress, and as Saskatchewan became the Covid capital of Canada, our work took on an urgency about the lack of government responseContinue reading “Our AKA studio space is filling up!”
On Saturday, November 6, we showed up with our signs for a demonstration at TCU Place in Saskatoon where Premier Scott Moe and the Saskatchewan Party were holding their 2021 AGM. We joined members of the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour and Concerned Citizens for Covid Action in protesting policies that have led to an out-of-controlContinue reading “JOTPY takes it to the street!”
Thanks to the Ely Center of Contemporary Art in New Haven, CT, Maxim Schmidt (workshop coordinator), and artist/presenter Carla Goldberg for a fun and inspiring workshop, “Finding Opportunities Beyond the Gallery.” Carla and the other artist participants opened our minds to interesting possibilities for exhibiting JOPTY outside the box—everything from installations in moving vans andContinue reading “JOTPY Goes to school!”
Update! The space is Dexterized and ready to go. Thank you, AKA Artist Run for the opportunity to work in this beautiful gallery space for the next 4 months.